USPS Peak Mailing (MTAC Update)


Last week, the Postal Service updated industry on their fall mailing season preparedness.

Plans are in place for the Labor Day holiday which serves as the kickoff to a busy season.

Plans include:

  • Increased holiday staffing
  • Special sort with air network will be in place to expedite volume through weekend
  • HQ teams at critical locations
  • Systematic monitoring of 24 hour clock with WIP cycle times in advance of Labor Day to endure inventories
  • Additional cube capacity compared to Fall 2014

They also announced a new data analysis tool and reports that have been put in place to track key performance metrics.

FAST appointments have also been expanded to provide greater mailer access.